Monday, October 25th, 2021

Category: Tech

Computer a mess? Your 5-step quick plan to clean it up

Digital junk piles up too quickly. Look no further than your phone and all those blurry photos and old screenshots in your gallery. What you don’t see are the invasive tracking cookies saved in...

Facebook profits jump 17 percent.

Facebook said on Monday that revenue rose 35 percent to $29 billion in the three months ending in September compared with the same period last year, while profits rose 17 percent to $9.2 billion,...

Amazon workers in Staten Island file to hold a union election.

A fledgling union of employees at four Amazon warehouses in Staten Island officially requested an election to form a union on Monday, the National Labor Relations Board said. For months, the organizers behind the...

Tesla shares surpass $1 trillion in value.

When Tesla was founded in 2003, and for many years after, the chances that sales of electric cars would take off seemed slim. Other automakers viewed electric cars primarily as gas savers, but Tesla...

NASA targeting February for launch of first moon rocket since Apollo mission

NASA is now targeting February 2022 for the launch of its powerful Space Launch System (SLS) rocket.  Stacked with the agency’s Orion crew capsule, the SLS is 332 feet tall and currently sits at the Kennedy...

Why Facebook whistleblower and her ‘crypto friends’ moved to Puerto Rico

When Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen isn’t flying around the world urging lawmakers to regulate her ex-employer, she’s apparently living off little-taxed cryptocurrency profits in her new home of Puerto Rico. “For the foreseeable future,...

Amazon software glitches reportedly firing workers who apply for medical leave

Amazon has been shortchanging employees who apply for medical leave or firing them as “no shows” during the pandemic because of software glitches and human error, according to an explosive report. The e-commerce giant...

Google Pixel 6 Review: Playing Catch-Up With the iPhone

For half a decade, Google, the maker of Android, the world’s most widely used phone software, has had a dream to make a best-selling phone that rivals the gold standard, the iPhone. Google’s Pixel...

These are the biggest asteroids and the threats they pose to Earth

NASA scientists have identified more than one million asteroids to date. The rocky remnants are leftover the early formation of our solar system 4.6 billion years ago. What are the top five biggest asteroids...

Facebook’s ‘tier’ system decides which countries it prioritizes for content moderation

Facebook in 2019 began classifying countries in a “tier” system that dictated the amount of resources used to moderate content posted on the platform in those nations, according to a new report. The prioritizing...